This is a 10-Day packet with Teacher Guide to setting up literature circles, a schedule for the students, self-reflection, 8 days of skills, one journal entry and 18 discussion questions that can be used with ANY fiction book!
I have tried MANY different ways to successfully run literature circles in my 25 years of teaching. I have FINALLY found a way that I can manage and that students enjoy! They WANT to read! They choose books to include in our literature circles. They now want to read sequels and similar books or books by the same author. I wouldn’t have believed it just a few years ago – motivating fifth graders to read today can be a challenge, and they are reading!
My literature circles work best with 4 students per group (a maximum of 5, and a minimum of 3).